Durham County Justice Center

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Durham County Justice Center
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Durham County Justice Center is located in North Carolina
Durham County Justice Center
Location within North Carolina
General information
Location 510 South Dillard St, Durham, North Carolina
Country  United States
Coordinates 35°59′30″N 78°54′10″W / 35.9916°N 78.9027°W / 35.9916; -78.9027Coordinates: 35°59′30″N 78°54′10″W / 35.9916°N 78.9027°W / 35.9916; -78.9027
Opened 2013
Cost $120 million
Technical details
Size 318,533
Floor count 11 (courtrooms = 20)
Design and construction
Architect O'Brien/Atkins Associates

The Durham County Justice Center is a civic building in downtown Durham, North Carolina. The $120 million building opened to the public in February 2013.[1] The building houses the Durham County Sheriff's Office, the Durham County District Attorney's Office, and has 20 courtrooms.[1] The building is 318,533 square feet and was built to LEED Gold Standards.[2][3] The Justice Center was built with sustainable materials and includes lawns on its roofs for insulation and to capture runoff. It is one of the tallest buildings in Durham and dominates the downtown skyline from NC 147.

Durham County Justice Center's impact on the downtown Durham skyline.


  1. ^ a b Beth Velliquette (5 February 2013). "New courthouse to open Monday". The Herald Sun. http://www.heraldsun.com. Retrieved 2013-04-23.  External link in |publisher= (help)
  2. ^ Virginia Bridges, "County leaders get first look at new Durham courthouse", News & Observer, accessdate=2014-03-03
  3. ^ Emma Loewe, "North Carolina ranked 7th for LEED", The Chronicle, accessdate=2014-03-03

External links[edit]

  • [1] Durham County Courthouse
  • [2] Durham County Sheriff's Office
  • [3] Durham County District Attorney's Office